SSPNet Workshop on Conflict and Communication

09.00-09.30Mario Panizza (Dean of Roma Tre University)
Paolo D'Angelo (Head of the Department of Philosophy, Communication and Entertainment)
Francesca Cantu' (Head of the Faculty of Letters and Philosophy)
Session 1: Types and Stages of Conflict (Chair: Anna Esposito)
09.30-09.50 M.Z. Sadurska The conflict mode of mind
09.50-10.10 M.Koutsombogera, M.T. Riviello, S. Karabetsos, N. Tseres, A. Esposito, H. Papageorgiou Conflictual cues in call centre interactions
10.10-10.30 J. Allwood, E. Ahlsen Stages of conflict escalation
10.30-10.50 Coffee break
10.50-11.50 Keynote talk: Cristiano Castelfranchi (Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies) The Cognition of Conflict
11.50-12.10 I. Adornetti Competition and cooperation in language evolution
12.10-12.30 F. Giardini, R. Conte The stigma of revenge and the prevention of conflicts: An evolutionary analysis
12.30-12.50 L. Aversano Forms of expression and representation of conflict in musical language
12.50-14.30 Lunch break
Session 2: Communication in Conflict (Chair:Giovanna Leone)
14.30-14.50 M. Ishizaki Examining Downward Spiral of Lethargy Another Aspect of Conflict in Communication
14.50-15.10 M.T. Russo, L. Valera The dialogue between medical doctors and bioethicists: a shared vocabulary to prevent conflicts
15.10-15.30 J. Knausenberger, G. Echterhoff Communication in Intergroup Conflict: Implications from Shared Reality Theory
15.30-16.00 Coffee break
Session 3: Mediation and Negotiation (Chair: Elisabeth Ahlsen)
16.00-17.00 Keynote talk: Ellen Giebels (University of Twente) Understanding the dynamics of high-stakes conflicts
17.00-17.20 D. Brunsch Full contact negotiation
17.20-17.40 J. Thompson Realizing The Role of Rapport: The Nonverbal Communication Actions Used By Mediators To Assist Parties Involved In Conflict
17.40-18.00 M. Brunijes Interpersonal stance
18.00-18.20 S. Bonacchi, M. Mela Multimodal aspects of conflict and conflict management
18.30 Guided Tour of the Roman Jewish Ghetto followed by Social Dinner at the restaurant "La Taverna del Ghetto", via del Portico d'Ottavia 8

Session 4: Emotions in Conflict (Chair: Fabio Paglieri)
09.30-09.50 A. Chiera The role of emotions in feeding and minimizing conflicts
09.50-10.10 G. Leone A multimodal analysis of personal recalls of violence in Barak Obama's political speech: from emotional sharing to coping strategies
10.10-11.10 Keynote talk: Arie Nadler (Tel Aviv University) Social Psychological Processes in Reconciliation: Going Beyond Guilt and Victimhood with the Apology-Forgiveness Cycle
11.10-11.40 Coffee break
11.40-12.00 S. Zebel, T. Geurts, A. Pemberton Different modes of mediated communication between victims and offenders: Implications for feelings of fear and anger among victims
12.00-12.20 L. Bonelli Disaffiliation and pragmatic strategies of emotive communication
12.20-12.40 General Discussion
12.40-14.30 Lunch break
Session 5: Words and Bodies in Conflict (Chair: Jens Allwood)
14.30-14.50 M. De Conti Debating to enhance a cooperative communication style
14.50-15.10 A. Lescano About the Shared conceptual element of opposite points of view
15.10-15.30 Fabio Paglieri The role of conflict in argumentative decisions
15.30-16.00 Coffee break
16.00-16.20 M. Gelang Conflict escalation by attitude
16.20-16.40 Carl Vogel Formal semantics of offensive language
16.40-17.00 I. Poggi, F. D'Errico, L. Vincze Insult: verbal and bodily, direct and indirect attacks to another's image
17.00-17.30 General Discussion
17.30-18.30 Music Event: Roma Tre Jazz Band

Session 6: Automatic Conflict Processing (Chair: Alessandro Vinciarelli))
09.00-09.20 M.J. Caraty, C. Montacie Detecting speech interruptions for automatic conflict detection
09.20-09.40 M. Rusko, M. Trnka, S. Darjaa, M. Ritomsky Speech of affective interpersonal conflict and its synthesis
09.40-10.00 E. Bottazzi, R. Ferrario, D. Porello Group conflict as social contradiction
10.00-11.00 Keynote talk: Judee Burgoon (University of Arizona) Deception and conflict: The good, the bad and the ugly
11.00-11.20 Coffee break
Session 7: Discursive Processes of Conflict (Chair: TBA)
11.20-12.20 Keynote talk: Shree Narayanan (University of Southern California) On extracting behavioral informatics from human interaction data
12.20-12.40 R. Scardigno, M.L. Giancaspro, A. Manuti, G. Minnini Rhetoric of conflict inside and outside the stadium: A case study of an Italian cheer group
12.40-13.00 M. Marzano, G. Mininni, R. Scardigno Rhetorics of Truthfulness in the battle between social attributions and empathic emotions.
13.00-13.15 Concluding Remarks

Date and Venue

Aula Magna Universita' Roma Tre
Via Ostiense 234 - Roma
October 29-31, 2013

Important Dates

June 10th, 2013
Abstract submission (400 - 600 words)

July 10th, 2013
Acceptance notification (abstract)

October 29-31, 2013
Workshop (Rome)

November 30th, 2013
Full paper submission

January 20th, 2014
Acceptance notification (full paper)

February 28th, 2014
Camera-ready paper

General Chairs

Isabella Poggi
Universita' Roma Tre

Francesca D'Errico
Universita' Roma Tre

Laura Vincze
Universita' Roma Tre

Alessandro Vinciarelli
University of Glasgow / Idiap Research Institute

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